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Overnight Times Square cleanup

January 2, 2013

NEW YORK — Things quickly got back to normal in New York's Times Square after the annual New Year's Eve bash, according to WNYW-TV.

times squareAfter nearly a million people rang in the New Year, the cleanup was a daunting job for the sanitation crews tasked with making the evidence of the revelry disappear, the article stated.

"Over a 48-hour span, we have a total of 151 sanitation workers, 24 supervisors, two superintendents and two deputy chiefs — including myself from last year," said Jeff Pitts, deputy chief of the department of sanitation.

"There's a lot of stuff that I can't even mention, but it's a lot. Pizza boxes, bottles, cans, you name it. Anything that you could put in your pocket," Pitts added.

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